Green Chile Migas

Green Chile Migas: a cheesy, crispy, just-a-little-spicy skillet of breakfast heaven!Green Chile Migas: a cheesy, crispy, just-a-little-spicy skillet of breakfast heaven!

You’ve had one of those weeks.  One of those weeks when a day job turns into a day-and-night job.  Where the weekend is just as busy as the weekdays.  Where all you want are your pajamas and a trashy TV show and a hot plate of comfort food.

Me time?  How about…

MIGAS time!

That was me last week.  Ross was out of town for his job, while I was at the office until midnight, and the entire household was quite grumpy.  Even Delilah’s caterwauling sounded more plaintive than usual.  When Sunday rolled around, I knew what I had to do.  I had to have green chile migas.  There was literally no other option.  And boy did they hit a comfort-food-shaped spot.
Green Chile Migas: a cheesy, crispy, just-a-little-spicy skillet of breakfast heaven!

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Grilled Cheesy Garlic Potatoes

Easy and cheesy, these Grilled Cheesy Garlic Potatoes are cooked in foil until tender and flavorful.  They’re the perfect BBQ side dish, and clean-up is a breeze!

Easy and cheesy, these Grilled Cheesy Garlic Potatoes are cooked in foil until tender and flavorful. They're the perfect BBQ side dish, and clean-up is a breeze!

By now, you have probably realized that we grill a lot, and there are few reasons for that. First of all, it tastes great! Also, grilling tends to be fast, and even though we love our food, spending hours in the kitchen after a day of work is a little much to ask for during the week. Additionally, it helps keep the cooking heat outside, and thus not diametrically opposed to the air conditioning. Not to mention it cuts down on the dishes, which is just the icing on the cake.

These Grilled Cheesy Garlic Potatoes, with all their flavorful, gooey goodness, are just one more reason to love grilling all the things. (more…)

Peach Bourbon Cocktail – The “Peachy Keen”

Summers are perfect for a Peach Bourbon Cocktail.  An easy simple syrup, a dash of booze, and you’ll be feeling Peachy Keen!Summers are perfect for a Peach Bourbon Cocktail. An easy simple syrup, a dash of booze, and you'll be feeling Peachy Keen!

I love peaches.  Love ’em.  I can’t wait for the first batch to show up in the stores, and I mourn it when they disappear from the shelves.  And canned peaches just don’t cut it (aside from spiced peaches at Thanksgiving, but that’s a different story).  But sinking your teeth into a nice juicy peach in the middle of the summer is just a sublime experience.  I might even give it the edge over peach pie (but just barely).  However, sometimes you want to enjoy that great peach flavor as you sit and relax at the end of the day, and this peach bourbon cocktail gives you that without having to worry about where to throw the pit.

I call it the Peachy Keen.

Summers are perfect for a Peach Bourbon Cocktail. An easy simple syrup, a dash of booze, and you'll be feeling Peachy Keen!

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Taste of Houston – Ritual

Hey, we’re doing something new!

Ready To Yumble usually focuses on recipes and homemade food.  We’re homebodies for the most part, and we love playing around in the kitchen.  But once in a while, we try to be cool and work the restaurant scene in Houston.  (It’s much better than most people think!  Here’s a great article on why.)  Since there are so many legitimately delicious places to eat, we wanted to start doing a spotlight on our local favorites. And what better place to start than new up-and-comer Ritual.

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Anyone who knows us, knows we love a good burger.

We’re constantly on the hunt for the good, the better, the best burger in whatever city we happen to be in.  Ross and I both have a running list of our favorite burgers – the top 10, the top 3, and the-oh-please-don’t-make-us-choose-the-number-one.

There’s no question that the Ritual Burger cracked the top ten.  But did it make it to that highest honor, the top 3?

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Mini S’Mores Pies

Mini S’Mores Pies combine a buttery graham cracker crust, bourbon chocolate ganache, and toasted marshmallow frosting for an out-of-this world summer dessert. No campfire required!Mini S'Mores Pies combine a buttery graham cracker crust, bourbon chocolate ganache, and toasted marshmallow frosting for an out-of-this world summer dessert. No campfire required!

You know what summer is about?

Sun.  Swimming.  S’mores.

Silly Sally simply swoons for summer!

Anyone else feel the same?  I have to assume everyone is raising their hand right now.  You can’t turn on your computer without *virtually* tripping over a recipe for a s’mores dessert.  S’mores bars, s’mores dip, s’mores cookies.  S’more s’mores?  Why yes absolutely!

I love it all.

So with these mini s’mores pies, I’m sharing with you a love for summer and all its simply stunning sweets.

Mini S'Mores Pies combine a buttery graham cracker crust, bourbon chocolate ganache, and toasted marshmallow frosting for an out-of-this world summer dessert. No campfire required! (more…)